Yinka Shonibare CBE (RA)
Yinka Shonibare CBE photographed at the RA Summer Show in 2017. Photo by David Parry.

Yinka Shonibare CBE RA to co-ordinate the 2021 Summer Exhibition at the Royal Academy of Arts

The show's theme of ‘Reclaiming Magic’ celebrates the joy of art

22 September 2021 – 2 January 2022 


Yinka Shonibare CBE RA is delighted to be co-ordinating this year’s Summer Exhibition at the Royal Academy.

The exhibition will explore the theme of ‘Reclaiming Magic’, celebrating the transformative powers of the magical in art and the sheer joy of making. The show will also serve as a platform for marginalised and overlooked artists who have historically been excluded by the western art narrative.

Submission for artworks are now open, please note the deadline to submit work is Monday 24 May 2021. To find out more details visit summer.royalacademy.org.uk.


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